Aug 3, 2020
A band collapsing on itself pulls out their greatest song, a master of her craft completely reinvents it, and a nihilistic egomaniac does whatever nihilistic egomaniacs do. Back on the Chain Gang, originally by The Pretenders, covered by Selena, and by Morrissey.
Outro music is In A Big Country by Big Country.
Jul 27, 2020
An incredible debut single, a cover version that's actually an original version, a surprising yet inevitable producer, and glam. We look at Our Lips Are Sealed, originally by The Go-Go's, covered by Fun Boy Three, and by Peppermint Creeps.
Outro music is Cherish by The Association. How could it be anything else?
Jul 20, 2020
The biggest song of 2003 isn't just a party anthem, it's a genre-defining master work that remakes popular music in its own image. This week we look at Hey Ya, originally by OutKast, covered by Obadiah Parker.
Outro music is Polaroid by Keith Urban.
Jul 13, 2020
The original Swedish Supergroup starts a run of hits that puts them on top for a almost a decade, their biggest fans do a song their way, and someone in England makes a really creepy movie with a soundtrack with unexpected substance. SOS, originally by ABBA, covered by Erasure and by Portishead.
Outro music is A Little...
Jul 6, 2020
A song that is simultaneously one of the greatest Done-Me-Wrong songs and one of the greatest artist transformations in popular music meets al kinds of jazz. You Oughta Know, originally by Alanis Morisette, covered by Jordana Talsky and by Scary Pockets featuring Crystal Lewis.
Outro music is How Far I'll Go, also by...